National Jeweler Network



Global seminar on appraisals to take place Tuesday

On Tuesday, the GIA Alumni Association Minnesota/Twin Cities Chapter is scheduled to hold a seminar both online and off on the profits and pitfalls of professional jewelry appraising.


What you might have missed

The most popular story on the website last week was a roundup of the fall’s most outstanding jewelry exhibitions. 


What are the priciest places to live in the US?

Wealth in this country remains concentrated on the coasts, the Forbes 2014 list of America’s most expensive ZIP codes shows. 


This holiday, NRF expects a more giving consumer

Shoppers are projected to spend more on others, less on themselves and pay the economy little mind this holiday season, the latest National Retail Federation survey shows.  


Jewelers Mutual to host social media safety webinar

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company is hosting a free webinar later this month to teach jewelers how to use social media to their advantage without jeopardizing their business. 


Former jeweler charged with embezzlement, theft

A man who once owned a jewelry store in the upscale San Diego suburb of La Jolla was charged and arraigned this week on 14 felony counts after police found 47 pieces of jewelry at his house that had been reported stolen by customers, the San Diego District Attorney’s Office said. 


White Pine launches fine jewelry division

White Pine Trading, which deals in recycled diamonds, has created a fine jewelry division in order to give retail jewelers across the country access to inventory that will boost margins, the company said.


Appointments: DEF, Jewelers for Children, more

New board members, officers, and directors at industry organizations across the country mark the most recent career moves in the industry.  


National Jeweler to launch digital magazine

Next week, the publication will unveil its new online-only magazine, which covers topics from alternative financing to creative in-store events for the holiday season.